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Category: Car Accident

Another Texting While Driving Scenario

If you live in Texas you should know texting while driving was made illegal as of July 2017. We even wrote an e-newsletter all about the topic and the specific language in the law. You should also know that if you caused an accident while texting, you could be liable for damages. However, what about […]

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April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month

The month of April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month, according to the National Safety Council. The problem of distracted driving is no longer a new issue. Each day, an average of more than nine people are killed and more than 1,060 injured in crashes caused by distracted driving, according to the CDC. You may think […]

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Why Motorcycle Accidents Are Different

All motor vehicle accidents are not the same. And nowhere is this more true than when it comes to those accidents involving motorcycles. Further, the nuances of motorcycle accidents often have a direct impact on the kind of case that may evolve, how it is litigated, and the verdict and results ultimately obtained. Part of […]

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CDC Report Suggests Helmet Laws Save Lives

A recent report published in the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report found that injuries and deaths related to motorcycle crashes were significantly reduced by the use of motorcycle helmets. According to the report, motorcyclists accounted for 14 percent of all traffic fatalities across the nation in 2010 despite that […]

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10 Important Things to Do in Case of an Auto Accident

1. Stop immediately! – Texas law states that if you are driving a vehicle involved in auto accident, you must stop at the scene of the accident. 2. Assist the injured & protect the scene – If anyone is injured, immediately make arrangements for a doctor or an ambulance to come to the scene of […]

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